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COVID-19 Service Change: Offices closed to the public until further notice. Call Veteran's Affairs Canada through the My VAC Account secure messaging or by calling 1-866-522-2122.

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Canada. Veterans Affairs Canada - London District Office

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417 Exeter Rd
London, ON
N6E 2Z3
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1-800-268-7708
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Toll-Free: 1-866-522-2122
French: 1-866-522-2022
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Last Updated: Mar 17, 2021: Suggest an edit

Application

Call, meet with counsellor or visit website for forms and detailed information * services provided in veterans homes and at office locations

Eligibility / Target Population

Armed forces and Merchant Navy veterans (WW1, WW2, Korea War) * former and in certain cases, current members of Canadian Forces (including Special Duty areas and peacekeeping) * allied veterans who lived in Canada prior to periods of war * certain civilians who are entitled because of their war time services * former/serving members of RCMP * some survivors and dependents eligible

Fees

Free

Languages

English ; French

Language Notes

French publications and website * French through the national toll-free number

Area Served

London, Brant, Essex, Huron, Middlesex, Oxford, Norfolk, and Perth

Accessibility

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Description of Services

Local office providing access to services and benefits for veterans and their dependents, including financial help for emergencies such as shelter and health care

Programs for disability pensions, veterans allowances, pension advocacy, health care and commemoration * provides compensation for hardships arising from disabilities and lost economic opportunities, health and social services, professional legal assistance, and recognition of the achievements and sacrifices of Canadians during periods of war and conflict

Assistance Services: 24h daily counselling and referral services available through toll-free number * face-to-face counselling also available after phone call
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  • Disability Pension Program Benefit paid to persons with a permanent disability resulting from an injury or disease relating to war service
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  • Funeral, Burial and Grave Marking Assistance Financial assistance to ensure a dignified funeral and burial for war veterans and qualified civilians
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  • Health Care Benefits Program Provides financial support to qualified veterans for health care services and benefits * available through VACs 14 programs * may also reimburse travel expenses incurred when travelling to receive treatment benefits and services
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  • Veterans Independence Program (VIP) Offers a variety of services that assist eligible persons to remain healthy and independent in their own homes
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  • War Veterans Allowance (WVA) Monthly financial assistance to help low-income Veterans, qualified civilians or their survivors meet their basic needs * surviving spouses, common-law partners or orphans can continue to receive War Veterans Allowance at the married rate for a period of one year from the date the Veteran passed away


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